Again this growing season, the Extension Master GardenerSMPlant Clinics will be held at several locations and special events across the area. At each Plant Clinic, Master Gardener volunteers will be available to answer all of your gardening questions and address your related concerns. Feel free to bring plant or insect samples for identification and/or problem resolution. You can pick-up soil test kits and receive information about in-person programs and activities at The Learning Garden and the Gardening in the Mountains seminars. Please stop by to learn more!
2023 Plant Clinic Locations
On the third Saturday of each month, April through September. Master Gardener volunteers will be at the Asheville City Market located at 52 N. Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801. The specific dates will be April 15, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, and September 16.
In addition to City Market, Master Gardeners will staff Plant Clinics at Growing in the Mountains at the WNC Farmers Market on April 21, 22, and 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. The WNC Farmers Market is located at 570 Brevard Road, in Asheville.
Master Gardener volunteers will offer a Plant Clinic at the 2023 Black Mountain Garden Sale, May 19 and 20. New this year, the event will be held at the Black Mountain Town Square Parking Lot. The hours of operation are 4 – 8:00 p.m on Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
EMGVs will also staff Plant Clinics at the North Carolina Arboretum Plant Sale on June 1, 2, and 3. The NC Arboretum is located at 20 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806. The Plant Sale Preview event, June 1, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. is open to upper level Arboretum members only. The Plant Sale and Vendor Market, June 2 and 3, is open to all members and the general public. For more information on the public sale, please refer to the WNC Arboretum website at https://www.ncarboretum.org. NOTE: The Arboretum’s standard $20 parking fee applies to all non-members.
All the Plant Clinics planned for 2023 will be held rain or shine, so please check the forecast and dress appropriately for the weather. Each Plant Clinics listed above can also be found by referring to the Events Calendar on this site.